A manufacturing facility in Xiaoshan district, in the heart of China's textile industry. An image from Greenpeace Detox campaign. Photograph: Lance Lee/Greenpeace From Guardian article: do we care more about animal rights than the environment?
In the last six months the Carter family, from Tasmania, have barely produced enough rubbish to fill a biscuit tin. Oberon and Lauren Carter and their three children have been aiming to live as close to ‘zero waste’ as they can.
Silver fibres can be used in fabrics, and is commonly found in medical and healthcare materials. Recently though, silver particles are being more commonly found in underwear and sportswear. Silver is an incredible material to use within the healthcare industry, due to its natural anti-microbial properties. Silver fibres can be woven into fabrics, or embedded and coated on top of the materials.